activism

Climate activists preparing for arrest

Edward Latimer pauses mid-sentence to regain his composure. His black-tinted sunglasses, worn during a brief outbreak of autumnal sunshine in England's capital, cannot hide his reddening eyes.

Extinction Rebellion activists arrested in London

At least 276 Extinction Rebellion protesters have been arrested in London as campaigners begin two weeks of demonstrations demanding that governments take action on the climate and ecological emergency.

Climate activists spray UK finance ministry with fake blood

Environmental activist group Extinction Rebellion used a fire engine to spray 1,800 liters of fake blood at Britain's finance ministry in London on Thursday, in protest over what it says is the UK's contradictory stance on tackling climate change.

Teens of TikTok take on school shootings

If you have a teen in your life, you know that TikTok is the platform du jour for them to create and share inexplicable, absurd and often downright hilarious pieces of content.

Trump makes brief visit to UN climate gathering

The United Nations gathered world leaders to present concrete plans to tackle the climate crisis Monday, making made clear it didn't want to hear platitudes, as scientists, activists and religious leaders warned that urgent steps are needed to slow rising temperatures that intensify devastating natural disasters.

Civil rights activist Emily Clyburn dies at 80

Emily Clyburn, the longtime librarian, civil rights activist and wife to Rep. Jim Clyburn, the highest-ranking African American member of Congress, died Thursday morning at the age of 80, the congressman's office announced.

Russian raids target opposition leader

Russian authorities have staged nationwide raids on the regional offices of opposition leader Alexei Navalny, as well as the homes of dozens of staff and supporters, his team said Thursday.